Where? They're certainly expressly forbidden in Spain and I'm pretty sure in most / all of Latin America. I'm pretty certain I can find a SINAES-recognized prohibition against any unapproved degrees higher than a Master's. CONESUP? Do you happen to know? I'm gonna need chapter and verse on this. When I get time, I'll also check the Mexican higher ed. legislation. I've got a link to the text somewhere. I think we went through this before, with Mexico. I do remember having to plow through it.